Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney

Traffic Stop Turned Drug Charge – Possession of Controlled Substance – Reduced to Misdemeanor

By |2022-04-18T18:42:34+00:00May 1st, 2022|Drug Lawyer, Recently Won Cases|

PEOPLE V J.S. J.S. was pulled over on the highway for following too closely in violation of 625 ILCS 5/11-710. While in conversation with the police, the officer became suspicious and continued his investigation of J.S. vehicle. During the search, hundreds of oxycontin pills, as well as, over $600,000 in cash were seized by the [...]

Domestic Battery and Aggravated Assault Charges – Case Dismissed

By |2022-04-18T18:42:48+00:00March 1st, 2022|Domestic Violence Lawyer, Recently Won Cases|

PEOPLE V S.Q. S.Q. was charged with various offenses including domestic battery (720 ILCS 5/12-3.2) and aggravated assault with a firearm (720 ILCS 5/12-2) for allegedly threatening his wife and child with a pistol. Through a thorough investigation of the facts, evidence and the witnesses, attorney Purav Bhatt was able to prove that there was [...]

DUI Charges – Not Guilty (Driving Privileges Restored)

By |2022-04-18T18:42:53+00:00February 1st, 2022|DUI Lawyer, Recently Won Cases|

PEOPLE V T.B. T.B. was pulled over and charged with the Driving Under the Influence in violation of 625 ILCS 5/11-501(a)(2), after police observed what they believed was impaired driving while picking up her son from work. T.B. performed field sobriety tests and was placed under arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol. Attorney [...]

Retail Theft Charges – Not Guilty

By |2022-04-18T18:43:07+00:00December 1st, 2021|Recently Won Cases, Theft Lawyer|

PEOPLE V T.R. T.R., was charged with the retail theft of well over $1500 in merchandise over the course of multiple months. Through negotiations with the Police Department first, and then with prosecutors, Attorney Bhatt was successful in T.R. avoiding convictions of both misdemeanor or felony offenses in violation of 720 ILCS 5/16-1. T.R. was [...]

Interstate Gun Sale Charges – Case Dismissed

By |2022-04-18T18:43:18+00:00October 1st, 2021|Gun Lawyer, Recently Won Cases|

PEOPLE V B.G. B.G. was charged with the illegal sale of a firearm. B.G., an Indiana resident had lawfully purchased and owned the firearm in Indiana but sold the firearm to a resident of Illinois. B.G. was arrested and charged in violation of 720 ILCS 5/24-3, a class 1 felony, punishable by 4-15 years in [...]

Property Seized and Charged with being the Organizer of a Continuing Financial Crimes Enterprise – Charges Dismissed and Property Returned

By |2022-04-18T18:43:25+00:00August 1st, 2021|Financial Crimes Lawyer, Recently Won Cases|

PEOPLE V E.P. E.P., the owner and operator of multiple businesses throughout the Chicagoland area was the target of a sting operation in which he was accused of selling stolen merchandise to an undercover police officer. As a result of the arrest, police seized over $1,000,000 in merchandise, cash and other currencies. E.P. was charged [...]

Multiple Charges Across Multiple Counties – All Charges Expunged

By |2022-04-18T18:43:33+00:00June 1st, 2021|Expungement Lawyer, Recently Won Cases|

PEOPLE V L.C. L.C. had a criminal history that involved felony drug offenses (720 ILCS 550), prostitution, battery and various other criminal offenses across multiple counties in Illinois. Attorney Purav Bhatt, through strategic filings, scheduling and negotiations was successful in expunging all of L.C.’s criminal history throughout Illinois. Attorney Bhatt argued before numerous courts and [...]

Out of State Gun Owner Charged with Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapons- Case Dismissed and Gun Returned

By |2022-04-18T18:43:39+00:00April 1st, 2021|Gun Lawyer, Recently Won Cases|

PEOPLE v A.S. A.S., a resident of Indiana, was in Chicago for the weekend with her husband when she was pulled over in her vehicle for a traffic violation. During the traffic stop police recovered a firearm in A.S.’s purse and charged her with felony charges of possession of a weapon (720 ILCS 5/24-1. Attorney [...]

Aggravated Unlawful Use Weapons Charge – Reduced to Expungable Misdemeanor with No Jail Time

By |2022-04-18T18:43:48+00:00February 1st, 2021|Gun Lawyer, Recently Won Cases|

PEOPLE v F.S. On the night of the Mexican Independence Day parade, F.S. was intoxicated and was observed throwing rocks at Chicago Police Department officers. As a result, F.S. was arrested, taken into custody, and searched where police officers recovered a loaded firearm on F.S. F.S. did not have a valid Firearm Owner’s Identification card [...]

Domestic Violence and Resisting Arrest Charges – Case Dismissed

By |2022-04-18T18:43:55+00:00December 1st, 2020|Domestic Violence Lawyer, Recently Won Cases|

PEOPLE v A.K. After receiving a domestic violence call, police responded to A.K.’s home, where he was detained, handcuffed and thrown down to the ground by Burbank police officers multiple times. A.K. was charged with multiple felony counts of resisting arrest (720 ILCS 5/31-1) and multiple domestic violence counts (720 ILCS 5/3.2. As a result [...]

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